Offering a desk with a view, homestays a hit; segment shines as workcations tempt people

As Covid ravaged the hospitality sector, homestays came to the rescue. Since April, Triveni Srinivas and Nithin M, in their early thirties, have been working for a Hyderabad-based animation firm from a homestay in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. “It is a little extravagant, but we are glad we took it. Sometimes bridging the gap between work and … Read more

Homestays to see strong growth in coming decade: Puneet Chhatwal, CEO, IHCL

Within 18 months of its launch, amã has grown its portfolio to 44 bungalows in 18 locations. IHCL CEO Puneet Chhatwal says India with innumerable leisure locations and strong domestic tourism makes for a viable market for homestays. The changing paradigms since the pandemic have led to sudden change of gear, with homestays becoming the … Read more